Newsletter #65 | News
AgustaWestland Unveils High-Tech AW169 Cabin at LABACE
AgustaWestland, August 14, 2014 - AgustaWestland, in conjunction with the Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition, has unveiled to South American customers a VIP cabin option for the soon-to-be certified AW169 and has announced a new partner in providing in-flight entertainment systems.
Designated ‘Stream’, the innovative VIP interior was designed by Studio Lanzavecchia + Wai, selected in a dedicated contest in Italy earlier this year.
The partnership with Custom Control Concepts allows AW169 passengers and operators a true VIP experience through the robust SkyOne in-flight entertainment systems with real-time flight status and navigation information.
Twelve Ethernet ports offer connection to any combination of displays and switch panels for seamless connectivity throughout the cabin. Provisions are available for many custom device options including: HD video, stereo audio, video recording, satellite communications, cameras, lighting and shade control.
Jason Danforth, CCC’s Vice President Business Development, said “We are delighted to partner with AgustaWestland for the AW169 VIP helicopter in providing a cutting edge In-Flight Entertainment and Cabin Management solution. We wanted to provide AgustaWestland with an IFE/CMS product that would truly differentiate their product offerings while also delivering the end customer an exciting and unique VIP experience.”
Finmeccanica – AgustaWestland plays a leading role in the global VIP/corporate market and offers the largest and most modern range of dedicated products. The Company has already sold more than 20 AW169s throughout Brazil and other South American countries.
The exhibition, taking place in Saõ Paolo, allows the Company to showcase its wide range of platforms and customer support and training solutions for a growing South American fleet that exceeds 300 aircraft in operation. For more information, visit Finmeccanica – AgustaWestland at LABACE outdoor exhibit #5108.
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